Article Roundup - Week of Nov 12, 2017

November 17, 2017 • Article Roundup

5 React 16 Features You Can’t Live Without
This is a nice runthrough of some of the most important updates that came with the latest version of React.

The OWASP Top 10 is killing me, and killing you!
Security is important in web applications and can have disaterous results, like the Equifax hack. Most of the top 10 issues are carry overs from at least 2013, and that is embarassing.

Robust React User Interfaces with Finite State Machines
I hated Formal Language Theory, the class that included finite state machines, in college. If it had been presented with this sort of practical application I probably would have liked it more and done better.

This article doesn’t get into state management tools like Redux or any other specific tools, but it does show how you can turn an application into a state machine and a few examples.

What it’s like to be a developer at…
This is a nice peek into how things work for developers at different companies.

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Jason Butz is a software engineer and cloud architect with a strong focus on JavaScript, TypeScript, Node, and AWS. Jason has a love for open-soure software and a passion for building scalable, secure, and reliable applications.